The church is growing faster than it ever has done before and the world mission force is more diverse than at any time in history. We should be encouraged by these things - but we can't afford to be complacent.
One of the most important Christian thinkers and influencers in the world died yesterday. Sadly, most evangelicals in Britain will not even have heard of him.
our efforts to respond to the challenges of our environment, to think our faith within our particular contexts, have often been blocked by people or missionary organizations who want us to limit ourselves to just repeating what they have learned in their lands.
Football moved out and set up house around the world; so did the church.
Planks, specks, eyes and the need for Western Christianity to be careful about criticising others.
The Church in the global south needs the church in the UK, and we in the UK need our brothers and sisters in the rest of the world. Our problem, is that we are slow to realise our need.
Some thoughts on home, life, theology and mission (and coffee) from Diana, a young Malawian Christian leader.
Seldom were the "mission-ed" churches taught to grow up to become "mission-ing" churches to join the missionaries.
In a diverse, multilingual, multi-media world, the need is not for one towering figure like Billy Graham, but for a myriad of people, fired up by his passion and his convictions about the Scriptures.
A short post linking to an excellent video.